Wednesday, 08 June 2011 21:58 Published inSeason 3
Eyo is a 29 year old graduate of the University of Uyo.
Eyo speaks Ibibio, Pidgin and English fluently. He is a song writer and hopes that one day his songs will be heard all over the world.
His hobbies include singing, playing football, and hanging out with friends. Some of his favourite musicians are Deitrick Haddon, Musiq Soul Child, Angie Stone, Jill Scott, Maxwell and D’Angelo. His best food is plantain and beans.
Eyo is optimistic and determined to get to the top. It is win or win for him! MTN Project Fame is the opportunity he has been waiting for to showcase his talent.
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 21:31 Published inSeason 3
Born in the early 90’s, Yetunde lost her mother eight years ago and relocated to Ibadan after her secondary school education in search of greener pastures, starting a career in music as a backup singer for gospel artistes in Ibadan. She got to know about Project Fame West Africa this year and feels this is an opportunity to showcase her talent to the world.
She admires Tracy Chapman, India Arie and Whitney Houston. Her favourite book is Goals! by Brian Tracy.
She expects the Academy to be fun, educative, challenging and victorious.
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 21:28 Published inSeason 3
Vwede is an Engineering graduate of the University of Benin. He loves swimming, reading, playing scrabble and listening to the news.
He would love to take his Ipod into the Academy so he can listen to his favourite artistes, Lemar & Wande Coal.
He hopes the Academy will be fun, exciting, mind blowing, adventurous and romantic!
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 21:26 Published inSeason 3
The 29 year old song writer who aspires to be a producer was born and brought up in Kaduna. He describes his mother as his girl friend because she means a lot to him….ladies…Tolu actually does have a girlfriend!
He is fascinated by R Kelly, Brandy, Joe, Boyz II Men, Will Smith and Denzel Washington. He likes drawing, writing music, watching movies and hanging out with his girlfriend. He dislikes heartbreak, wife beaters and gossips.
He wishes to go into the Academy with his laptop so he can listen to music, watch movies, and above all gaze at his girlfriend’s pictures. He believes the Academy is a place to learn and grow musically and in other phases of life. He’s in it to win it!
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 21:23 Published inSeason 3
30 year old Shehu is one of the few selected from Kaduna. He currently works in an internet café to support his passion, music! He has been in a happy relationship for three years.
He believes this is the ultimate platform for him to showcase what God has blessed him with! He expects the academy to be challenging, exciting, fun, and educational. He intends to get to the top and if he doesn’t win, vows to try again!
He loves serene environments, music, and hanging out with friends. His favorite artistes include Usher and Brandy
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 14:56 Published inSeason 3
Samuel is in his early 20s. He dislikes noisy and overcrowded environments. His favorite artistes are Usher, Boyz II Men, Chris Brown and Neyo.
Given the opportunity, he will love to go in to the Academy with his CD player. He is excited about the Academy because it will give him the opportunity to interact with people of different backgrounds and nationalities.
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 14:43 Published inSeason 3
Rhoda, a 26 year old Theatre Arts graduate of Delta State University is currently a Radio Presenter with Ray Power in Lagos. Rhoda loves drawing, painting, acting and cooking. She dislikes disrespectful people, liars and cheats.
Some of her favourite artistes are Jennifer Hudson and Mariah Carey.
Rhoda loves her country Nigeria, which she describes as richly blessed with great and lovely people; however, she considers the lack of social and infrastructural development as a major issue.
Her must-have Academy item is her Bible because it guides her through her daily activities.
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 08:50 Published inSeason 3
Ochuko, a Babcock University graduate, was born in Lagos in the late 70’s. He works as a contact centre supervisor but his passion for music has brought him this far. He loves basketball, poetry and music. In his leisure time, he watches movies, does karaoke and goes night clubbing.Ochuko does not watch or follow football…too much unnecessary stress.
Artistes like Brian McKnight, Neyo, Luther Vandross, Alicia Keys, and Reuben Studdard are his favorites. He also likes reading Sidney Sheldon, John Grisham and Stephen King novels.
Ochuko loves pounded yam and Efo Riro (vegetable soup). He dislikes snobs, greedy, and dirty people.
A whole lot of drama and fun is the summary of what he expects in the Academy
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 08:48 Published inSeason 3
A 24 year old undergraduate of Ebonyi State University. Monica loves reading, visiting friends, going to church and singing. Her favourite artistes include Whitney Houston, Beyonce Knowles, Asa, Lauryn Hill, Alicia Keys and Lara George.
She is proudly Nigerian but sees unemployment as a critical issue. Monica is put off by pride, insincerity, gossips, flies and rats!
She would like to go into the Academy with her Bible because it’s the source of her strength and inspiration. She hopes that the Academy will be fun, friendly and interesting.
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 08:46 Published inSeason 3
Modele was born in September 1987 in Minna, Niger State and currently lives in Abeokuta. She enjoys exercising, singing, cooking and giving herself the assurance that there is more to life.
She will like to live in the United States and admires artistes like Beyonce and Mariah Carey. She hopes to be one of the five finalists and is up for the challenge.
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 08:41 Published inSeason 3
Lindsey emerged as one of the talented few from the Abuja auditions. Born in the late 80’s, a law graduate of the University of Jos, Lindsey is musically inspired by Stevie Wonder, Eva Cassidy, Norah Jones, Roberta Flack and Sade.
She loves volleyball, badminton, poetry, reading novels, playing scrabble and above all listening to soul and Motown music. She despises violence and sees it as a resort for animals! Lindsey believes that Nigeria is a great country that needs a revolution to get her out of the drudgery.
She is obsessed with her eyes because they are pretty and they speak her emotions. Lindsey would love to go into the Academy with her music player which she sees as her “inspiration and connection to her spiritual and natural world”. She expects the Academy to be a great place with great musical minds.
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 08:38 Published inSeason 3
Kesse who is from Ghana’s Eastern Region was born in the mid-80s, is currently an undergraduate of the Methodist University, Ghana and would like to live in New York.
Michael is very proud of Ghana because it’s peaceful. He sees politics as one of the pressing issues that should be attended to.
The one thing he cannot do without is his guitar so expect to see him strumming away in the Academy.
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 08:36 Published inSeason 3
Joecelia was born in the 80’s and is from Sierra Leone. She teaches French and English and says music is embedded in her! She is inspired by Madonna and Rihanna.
Her Bible is the one thing she must take into the academy. She expects the academy to develop, utilize and exhibit her talent and accomplish her dreams of being a star. She is determined to get to the top. In her own words, “The whole of Sierra Leone is looking up to me and I will not let them down”.
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 08:31 Published inSeason 3
23 year old Helen is a student of Royal Institute, Monrovia. She is married to Joseph and loves singing, cooking and listening to the news. She loves songs by Brandy.
She is turned off by adultery, stealing and dirt. Her clothes and Bible are things she cannot do without in the Academy. If given the opportunity to live outside West Africa she would love to live in the United States. She hopes the Academy will be a great and educating experience for her.
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 08:30 Published inSeason 3
Gold is a 21 year old student and model based in Lagos. Musically, she is influenced by J. Moss and Beyonce. She loves cooking, dancing and singing.
To have made it this far is the greatest thing that has ever happened to her. She hopes to touch the lives of many with her songs. She looks forward to having a fulfilled experience in the Academy.
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 08:25 Published inSeason 3
Christian is a 22 year old student from the Ashanti Region in Ghana. He absolutely loves singing and writing songs. He describes himself as emotional and says he expresses his emotions by crying. He hates gossips and discrimination.
He wishes to develop a career in singing and sees Project Fame as an excellent platform.
Luther Vandross is his icon.He describes his Ipod as his companion and would definitely want to take it into the Academy.He plans to be the hottest vocalist in the whole wide world….in five years!
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 08:22 Published inSeason 3
CHIDINMA is of eastern Nigerian Descent, and the fifth out of six siblings. She grew up under strict Christian parents and became very involved in the church choir from a very tender age of ten.
She attended primary and secondary schools in Ketu Lagos before the family relocated to Ikorodu. In 2009, she discovered MTN Project Fame West Africa music reality TV show on television and followed the maiden edition keenly from the television in her living room, wishing to be part of the huge show someday.
Her dreams began to take shape when a close friend of hers encouraged her to go for the Lagos auditions of the third edition of Project Fame. She caught a bus from Ikorodu to ULTIMA Studios, the audition venue and joined the long queue of over 8,000 contestants, with only four hundred naira in her pocket. All she had was Belief..
Chidinma was short listed amongst the last eighteen contestants to go into the Fame academy. For the next ten weeks, she lived under strict tutelage from the Faculty comprising voice coaches, choreography, inspirational visits and sessions with established musicians and music business service providers, tough rehearsal drills etc
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 08:21 Published inSeason 3
Adebola Kester was born in May 1981 in Lagos. She is currently a post graduate student of Legon University, Ghana. She loves singing and writing songs and short stories. Adebola is very reserved and totally loves her peace and quiet. Some of her dislikes include lies, racial discrimination, negative thinking and a whole lot more.
Adebola is fascinated by the likes of Cece Winans, Lauryn Hill, Marvin Sapp and Nikki Laoye.
She sees her country as the land of great possibilities and hopes that the rich culture will not degenerate as time rolls by but if given the opportunity to live outside Nigeria she would like to live in the United States.
Her Bible is the core of her foundation and a definite Academy item. She expects the Academy will greatly improve her singing ability.
Am always happy watching mtn project fame, to me is the best tv programme so far 4 now.. The judges & faculty are doing a very great job. God will always give dem d wisdom to keep dis programme going. I will not forget my hosts Joseph & Adora U guys are doing well.... May God give MTN the grace to keep dis going
form my own oppinion, this is the best reality TV show ever. Creating classes in the music industry.I love them all.Great singers!!
Wow this show is da bomb!!!!!!!!!!!Am really enjoying the sh
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I love you guyz... One love, keep us together.
Project fame has being a grooming ground for so many young people in Africa,but i just want to let all the contestants know that they are all STARS,even though dres just one winner u guys are all winners so please keep doin wat u knw how to do best cos d sky is sure ur stepping stone.To d faculty members u guys r d BOMB! thumbs up to d judges as well.Great show.